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Ronnie and Sarah working around a computer on Do Different Day with Mark Goddard.


Do Something Different Day: A Day In A Clinical Trials Unit

Posted on 26 February 2019 by Carolyn Blake

Do Something Different Day The Centre for Trials Research participated in the School of Medicine’s ‘Do Something Different Day’ inviting colleagues to try something different by joining our Data Managers, our Archivist and/or Development Officer and to experience a part of their role. The Scheme was introduced by the School of Medicine to give individuals
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Better Healthcare Through More Inclusive Research – A Dissemination Event On Innovations In Clinical Trials Design And Delivery For Under-Represented Groups

Posted on 13 December 2018 by Victoria Shepherd

A vision for ‘better healthcare through more inclusive research’ During the past year, a project looking at innovations in clinical trials design and delivery for under-represented groups has been carried out by a group of researchers at Newcastle University as part of a NIHR CRN speciality cluster, and supported by the NIHR Innovation Observatory. The
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FLIGHT study is celebrating 5 milstones


FLIGHT Study Milestones: Researching Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP)

Posted on 22 November 2018 by Julie Pell

FLIGHT is a multicentre randomised trial of First Line treatment pathways for newly diagnosed Immune Thrombocytopenia: Standard steroid treatment versus combined steroid and mycophenolate.  Funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Study background Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an illness that causes bruising and bleeding owing to a low platelet count (blood cells essential for
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Dr Philip Pallmann presenting at the RDCS Grant Writing Event 2018


RDCS 2-Day Grant Writing Event 2018: Supporting Health And Care Research Wales Grant Proposals

Posted on 15 November 2018 by Philip Pallmann

Last week the Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS) South East Wales hosted a two-day grant writing retreat at Birchwood House, Cardiff. Nine NHS pharmacists, midwives, physiotherapists, GPs, psychologists, and public health researchers working across both Cardiff and Vale and Aneurin Bevan University Health Boards as well as Public Health Wales and the NHS Wales
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